UPDATE 1-Woman filmed naked and unconscious in London hotel wins 5-year legal fight

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By Amber Milne

LONDON, Aug 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A woman who was filmed naked and unconscious by a man she did not know in a London hotel room won a five-year legal battle on Friday after he pleaded guilty under new rules on voyeurism.

Emily Hunt woke up next to a man she did not recognise in a hotel room in May 2015 and feared she had been drugged but was told by prosecutors that there was no realistic prospect of convicting the man on any form of assault on the evidence.

Woman filmed naked and unconscious in London hotel wins five-year legal fight

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A woman who was filmed naked and unconscious by a man she did not know in a London hotel room won a five-year legal battle on Friday after he pleaded guilty under new rules on voyeurism.

Emily Hunt woke up next to a man she did not recognise in a hotel room in May 2015 and feared she had been drugged but was told by prosecutors that there was no realistic prospect of convicting the man on any form of assault on the evidence.

But when Hunt realised a year later that the man had

TikTok ‘shocked’ at Trump’s decision to ban app in US, threatens legal action

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TikTok on Friday said it was “shocked” by President Trump‘s executive order to ban U.S. dealings with the app’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, and threatened legal action.

Trump issued the order against TikTok and a twin order against Chinese-owned app WeChat, which will take effect in 45 days, on Thursday night, citing security and privacy concerns related to the apps.

“We are shocked by the recent executive order, which was issued without any due process,” TikTok said in a statement. “For nearly a year, we have sought to engage with the U.S. government in good faith to provide a constructive

COVID evictions show why we need legal aid for civil cases: Kennedy

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In the throes of the Great Recession a decade ago, I stood in a cramped courtroom at Boston Housing Court next to my client, a single mom of two from Dorchester, Massachusetts. For the second time in a year, she was being kicked out of her home because the homeowner she was renting from fell behind on the mortgage payments.

She couldn’t bear the thought of uprooting her kids again in the middle of the school year. So she stayed, despite the eviction notice. Then the loan servicer illegally changed the locks while she was at the grocery store. The